25 avril 2011

Treasures of the Chinese Scholar @ Nagel

A carved bamboo libation cup with pines and rocks, China, 18th ct.. © 2011 Nagel - Auctions D. 11,7 cm. Minor wear. Estimate 1800 € A cylindrical 'huanghuali' brushpot, China, 18th ct.  2011 Nagel - Auctions H. 12,8 cm. Very slightly chipped, fine short age crack. Estimate 1700 € Property from a Scandinavian private collection A rootwood brushwasher with lacquer decoration, China, 18th/19th ct.  2011 Nagel - Auctions  B. 15 cm. Rim slightly chipped, old repair to rim  Estimate 900 € Provenance: Former... [Lire la suite]
23 octobre 2010

An extremly rare copper-red glazed brushwasher by Tang Ying (1682-1756), China, marked Tao cheng tang zhi, Yongzheng-Qianlong

An extremly rare copper-red glazed brushwasher by Tang Ying (1682-1756), China, marked Tao cheng tang zhi, Yongzheng-Qianlong period. photo courtesy Nagel This brushwasher belongs to a very small group of porcelains of imperial quality but without reign mark. D. 7,6 cm - Estimate € 4 000 / 6 000 Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 5th 2010 www.auction.de
05 septembre 2010

Chinese Dehua & Blanc de Chine @ Doyle New York

Pair of Chinese Blanc de Chine Guanyin. 19th Century. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York Each standing on a square stylized rockwork base, each figure dressed in long layered robes, holding a lingzhi fungus in one hand, a small deer standing in attendance dressed with a collar hung with bells, plumes and lingzhi fungus, a vase of flowers balanced on his back, impressed seal mark. Height 15 1/2 inches. Estimate $8,000-10,000 Chinese Blanc de Chine Seated Guanyin. 19th Century. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York ... [Lire la suite]
08 juin 2010

Treasures of the Chinese Scholar @ Nagel

A carevd agate brushwasher with lotos and boy on a carved wood stand, China, 19th ct. © 2010 Nagel - Auctions B. 18,5 cm - Few very small chips, good condition - Estimate (EUR) 1500 Sold (EUR) 3 600 Property from an European private collection A fine carved carneol brushwasher with tree and rock, China, 18th/19th ct © 2010 Nagel - Auctions L. 13,7 cm. - Slightly chipped - Estimate (EUR) 3500 Sold (EUR) 3 600 A spinach-green jade seal with dragon handle, China, seal to base: jize huangxuan © 2010 Nagel -... [Lire la suite]
25 mai 2010

Chinese ceramics @ Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 12 May 10 London

An extremely rare 'ge' brushwasher. Yuan dynasty. photo Sotheby's finely potted, the lobed flaring sides rising from a slightly concave base to an everted rim, covered overall with a thick and lustrous soft grey glaze suffused with a matrix of dark grey and gold crackles, the base with six spur marks revealing the blackish body beneath - 12.5cm., 4 7/8 in. - Est. 80,000—220,000 GBP Lot Sold 993,250 GBP NOTE: The delicate potting and glaze that thins at the rim to reveal the black body with a prominent crackled effect... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2010

Once in a Lifetime Jade Collection Sells for £2.3M at Bonhams Fine Chinese Art Sale Which Totalled £6.6M in London

A breathtaking collection of jades sold as part of Bonhams Fine Chinese Art Sale on May 13 in New Bond Street achieved astronomic prices in a frenzy of bidding. The 35 jades made £2.3m in a sale total of £6.6m with 94% by value. Colin Sheaf, International Head of Asian Art at Bonhams, and the sale's auctioneer, said after the sale: "It is very unusual to have such a large jade collection of the highest quality all at one time for sale. These are pieces which are comparable or identical to pieces that are housed in the Palace... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2010

A rare large grey and brown jade 'duck' brushwasher, 17th-18th century

A rare large grey and brown jade 'duck' brushwasher, 17th-18th century. photo Bonhams The unusual waterpot carved as a duck standing on its webbed feet, with its head turned towards the left holding a millet sprig in its beak, with the wings spread over the body around the oval opening, the stone of grey-green tone with brown inclusions with the upper section and wings turning into dark brown. 16.6cm (6½in) wide. Estimate: £4,000 - 6,000, HK$ 47,000 - 71,000 Footnote: The superb craftsmanship of the carver is demonstrated in... [Lire la suite]
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01 mai 2010

Ming dyansty jade @ Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 13 May 2010

A pale green jade 'monkey and horse' group, Ming Dynasty. photo Bonhams Well carved in the round to depict a recumbent horse with his head turned sharply to the left over his body, looking at a small monkey clambering up his back, the stone of a greyish-green tone with brown inclusions, wood stand, fitted box. 8.2cm (3¼in) wide (3). Estimate: £5,000 - 7,000, HK$59,000 - 83,000 Provenance: Purchased at Bluett & Sons, London, 1960sThe Collection of Mr Harold Cooper A green jade carving of a toad. Ming Dynasty.... [Lire la suite]
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02 septembre 2009

A famille jaune brushwasher the porcelain with Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722)

A famille jaune brushwasher the porcelain with Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722) Stoutly potted with shallow, slightly flaring sides, the interior painted with a qilin standing on a rocky precipice above turbulent waves below alternating panels of ribbon-tied babao reserved on a diaper ground, the exterior decorated with the Eight Daoist Emblems reserved on a wave ground. 5¾ in. (14 cm.) diam., box. Est. $8,000 - $12,000 Provenance: Formerly J.M. Hu CollectionChristie's. Fine Chinese... [Lire la suite]
22 mai 2009

Chinese coral-glazed ceramics, 18th century from Christie's Belgravia and Lake Geneva Two European Collection

A chinese coral-glazed bowl , 18th century With lines of calligraphy advising on the art of drinking, the white glazed interior with famille rose flower sprays, with wood stand4 in. (10.2 cm.) diam. Est. £800 - £1,200 - Price Realized £813 A chinese coral-glazed dish and a similar bowl , 18th century The dish with Chenghua six character underglazed blue mark to base; and a bowl, with wood stands. The dish - 6¼ in. (15.8 cm.) diam. (2). Est. £500 - £800 - Price Realized £1,063 A chinese coral-glazed bowl , 18th... [Lire la suite]